Teen participates in national chess event

Dana Hannibal, who will be a freshman at Sprague High School this fall, competed July 26-31 at the Susan Polgar National Invitational tournament at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

Her ninth-place finish is the highest finish by an Oregon girl in tournament history.

Dana placed third in the puzzle-solving contest, 10th in speed (blitz) chess, and 10th in team chess.

The event was attended by the top 60 players in the United States, as determined by state events.

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